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Restaurante Cambute

$$ - $$$Seafood, ,
Punta Islita, Costa Rica
+506 2656 0526
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“lobster” (17 reviews)
“rice” (10 reviews)
“ceviche” (4 reviews)
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Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Punta Islita, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

Wasn`t somewhere that I would go out of my way to eat at, however this was a good local restaurant that makes it's living by being close to the Hotel Punta Islita. Hotel entry is attractive, though the restaurant itself is functional, not spectacular. Bottom...More

Reviewed 22 September 2018

Given Islita is such a small town, we were not expecting much, but this restaurant had lots of options and was very reasonably priced. We quite enjoyed our dinner and returned the following night. Much better option than the hotel restaurant.

1  Thank Mike L
Reviewed 21 September 2018

The restaurant is open air but covered. The dinner portions wer generous in size. Meals seemed to have an Asian flair to them.

Thank 2017FK
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Once we found this restaurant we returned every night. We loved the outside seating and local food. On my birthday the staff sang to me and had candlelight dinner pre arranged! The lobster is the best and the local fish is all awesome. Do not...More

Thank melissam45
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Other reviewers must have visited another restaurant... Service decent Food? Chuleta (pork chop) thin, overcooked, fatty, The beef tough, fatty, not cooked properly.. Salad? tasteless.. only redeeming feature? not expensive but prefer to pay more

Thank John B
Reviewed 10 August 2018

We ordered a fried fish starter which was good. the main meals freshly prepared but lacked flavor and was over salted. i had ordered a Lobster rice and my husband a shrimp dish. very average.

Thank seas0nedtraveler61
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

So happy we found this place! The staff went above and beyond to make our party feel comfortable, and there were so many FRESH options to choose from!Also more reasonably priced. Great environment, and wonderful food. We're going back tonight!

2  Thank Liam C
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Get off the resort and come to this restaurant! The food is amazing, and prices are reasonable. The staff is fantastic; they went above and beyond to ensure that we had a fun & delicious dinner!

2  Thank Diane B
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Stayed at Hotel Punta Islita and decided to try something different nearby. This didn’t disappoint! Started with delicious guacamole. Had lobster with rice dish. Kids got grilled chicken with French fries and were happy with that! Service was decent but there were issues with the...More

2  Thank texmex2
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Went there twice during a 5 day stay at the Marriott and had excellent, attentive service under a beautiful palapa. Love the pork chops and shrimp!

1  Thank 249marciaa
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28 July 2018|
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Response from William B | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do and willl present the total in Colon and US so you can calculate tip
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Punta Islita, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Punta Islita
  • Phone Number: +506 2656 0526
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